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United States Air Force Signs Agreement to use OASIS Program

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After two RFP extended deadlines originally set for September 17th, 2013 and October 10th, 2013, the GSA’s OASIS Program looks forward to the future in 2014.  In the best news for the OASIS Program since its release in late August,...

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GovKinex: US Navy Deliberates Over Email Services

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The United States Navy has started exploring new options with their email service. The new NGEN (Next Generation Enterprise Network) is planned to provide over 800,000 federal employees with brand new email services. For the past year, HP has been slowly...

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GSA Creates Redevelopment Contract for Southwest Washington

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The General Services Administration (GSA) is expecting to create a contract which will be responsible to design the changes to the GSA Headquarters in Washington as well as the Cotton Annex for the Energy Department. GSA Head Administrator Dan Tangherlini...

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DoD Plans to Forge Better Federal Contracts for Government Contractors

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The DoD plans to increase the amount and quality of contracting opportunities by increasing training to employees, creating 11 integrated cost-analysis teams and better utilizing the Contract Business Analysis Repository (CBAR). The CBAR supplies important business information about properly registered...

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DISA Deliberates Over Canceling ESSII Cloud Storage Service Contract

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Almost a month later after its release the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) announces they are considering canceling their ESSII Cloud Storage Contract. The ESSII had a contract ceiling worth between $427 to $450 billion with a base project length...

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Office of Budget and Management Estimates $2 Billion Lost from Government Shutdown

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In light of the 16 day government shutdown last month, the Office of Budget and Management (OBM) has estimated over $2 billion lost from furloughed federal employees and contracting projects across the nation, according to a report from the Federal Times on...

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Contracting Opportunities Start to Rise Almost a Month After Government Shutdown

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Almost every government contractor felt some sort of effect from the recent government shutdown that ran its course from October 1st to the 16th.  However, despite the shutdown and the furlough of non-essential federal employees government contractors were still hard...

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BYOD Program Helps Federal Agencies Connect With Available Government Contractors

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This year government agencies are allowing their federal employees to use their own personal smartphones and tablets for day-to-day operations. Contracting officers spend  an enormous amount of time tracking down potential government contractors to fill their solicitations. Thanks to bring-your-own-device...

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GSA’s FedRAMP Continues Its Search for Qualified Government Contractors

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According to the GSA’s Interior Department Chief Information Officer Bernard Mazer, there are not enough certified cloud service contractors meeting FedRAMP’s guidelines and standards.  FedRAMP (Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program) is the program GSA has designed to certify commercial...

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